|Drilling Practices - DP|
|Well Design and Engineering - WDE|
|Stuck Pipe Prevention -- Train Wreck Avoidance™ - SPP|
Discipline: Well Construction/Drilling
Duration: 3 days
Instructor(s): Peter Aird, Mark Hackler, Marc Summers, Richard Wright
The Stuck Pipe Prevention Train Wreck Avoidance workshop provides the most comprehensive coverage in the industry for understanding and preventing the underlying causes of Stuck Pipe, Wellbore Instability, Loss Circulation, and other sources of non-productive time (NPT) in drilling operations. The workshop also focuses on correct responses by individuals and teams, early warning signs, and minimizing the impact to drilling operations. Through world-class presentations, practical discussion, and the best reference and instructional materials available, delegates hone their knowledge of basic drilling technology and how it relates to avoiding NPT.
"Marc displayed a well-versed knowledge of the material." - Participant, United States
"Liked all the topics related to hole cleaning." - Senior Drilling Engineer, Argentina
Entire drilling and completions team, including operator, drilling contractor, and service companies. Agendas are typically customized to address topics relevant to the team.
You Will Learn:
MR. PETER AIRD (CEng CMarEng MIMarEST) is a specialized drilling consultant based in Fife, Scotland. He formed Kingdom Drilling Services Ltd in 1993 to provide well design, engineering, and drilling operations training and consulting to serve an extensive list of operating and national oil clients worldwide (Shell, BP, Conoco, Kerr-McGee, Marathon, Maersk Oil, Total, Repsol, Norsk Hydro, Centrica, Enterprise Oil, Lundin, Cairn Energy, Sasol, Petronas, CNOOC, ONGC, PDVSA, Pemex). He is a UK Chartered Engineer with a master's degree in drilling engineering from Robert Gordon University (2002). Peter completed his Shell Round 1 and 2 drilling supervisory competency programs in 1982 and 1985 to add to his initial marine engineering qualifications from the Edinburgh Nautical College and Glasgow Caledonian University (1979/1976). He has field delivered and provided well's operational leadership in world class drilling projects from 1987 and from 1998 upon request has produced and delivered a variety of drilling related skills training and development programs to widen his own personal skills set gaps to then share, translate and sustain with others.
MARK HACKLER is currently serving as the Houston Regional Director for Files & Associates. He has more than 32 years of work experience. His technical background and work experience qualify him as an expert in the areas of drilling project management, project planning and engineering practices. Areas of particular interest, education, and research include project management, organizational learning, process improvement and engineering services. He has served in roles from a Project Drilling Engineer to a Project Manager. Responsibilities have included project management and drilling engineering service efforts for domestic and international energy organizations. His experience includes implementing project management and organizational learning efforts for projects and teams by developing and evaluating work processes to manage and improve performance. Additionally he has been responsible for delivering over 50 well construction training courses and over 300 operational drilling workshops. Mr. Hackler has also managed full implementations of corporate well construction and planning processes. Additional experience includes well planning, operations and post analysis and improvement efforts for projects in Australia, Papua New Guinea, China, Angola, Peru, Brazil, Columbia and Venezuela. Most recent experience has included well planning and operational support for both conventional and horizontal drilling programs. Mr. Hackler has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) since 1983 and is also a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). Mr. Hackler holds a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering & Technology from Oklahoma State University.
MR. MARCUS A. (MARC) SUMMERS has over 30 years of oilfield experience and over 15 years of hands on training experience. He founded and ran PetrEX International, Inc., and is currently Discipline Manager of Well Construction/Drilling and a Sr. Instructor with PetroSkills. In 1980, he began working as a drilling engineer for Amoco for fifteen years in various locations around the world. His background includes operations, technical support, and drilling research functions. Since 1986 he has written a number of papers presented at SPE/IADC conferences and several articles published in Petroleum Engineer International, American Oil and Gas Reporter, etc. He received a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma.
MR. RICHARD G. (DICK) WRIGHT has over 25 years of worldwide oil field experience, including management and implementation of directional drilling services and also has over 6 years of experience training. His oilfield management experience includes resident positions in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. His areas of specialty include drilling operations technical training and drilling team leadership training. He is fluent in Spanish and is widely traveled in Central and South America. He received a BS in pre-veterinary medicine from New Mexico State University and an MBA in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management.
In-House Course Presentations
All courses are available for in-house presentation to individual organizations. In-house courses may be structured the same as the public versions or tailored to meet your requirements. Special courses on virtually any petroleum-related subject can be arranged specifically for in-house presentation. For further information, contact our In-House Training Coordinator at one of the numbers listed below.
Telephone 1- 832 426 1234
Facsimile 1- 832 426 1244
Public Course Presentations
How to contact PetroSkills:
1-800-821-5933 toll-free in North America or
Address P.O. Box 35448, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74153-0448, U.S.A